Archive for August, 2014

A Friend 2 Friend Burger Adventure!

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August 7th, 2014
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By guest blogger, Friend 2 Friend volunteer, Elaina Rivais. When we were matched last November, I was nervous about finding fun things to do with my new friend, Lily. I wanted to get more creative than “dinner and a movie,” so we enjoyed a number of unique outings: a women’s basketball game, bowling, shopping. She even

Why I Ride: Beth Cohen.

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August 4th, 2014
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This is the fifth year I’ll be riding in the Rodman Ride for Kids, and I’m (still) excited about the challenge that’s once again upon me.  I’ve been matched with my Little Sister for over 13 years. We officially “aged out” of the program a year or two ago, but we’re closer and better friends than ever. She’s

In Our Community: The Parent Perspective.

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August 1st, 2014
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At JBBBS, we understand that meeting the needs of the participants we serve often extends to supporting the whole family, understanding the nuances of relationships with parents, grandparents, siblings and friends who have been impacted, in their own right, by their loved one’s participation in our programs. In this special, two-part, “In Our Community,” we